Archive for April, 2012
One of the world’s leading hockey teams is set to use Staffordshire as a base for their Olympics preparations.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation has opted to use the Cannock Hockey Club facilities in Hatherton as they bid for success at London 2012.
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a derelict abbatoir in Stoke-on-Trent.
Plumes of smoke could be seen for miles before eventually being brought under control at 4.30pm.
Burton Albion beat Morecambe 3-2 in dramatic fashion with Brewers keeper Ross Atkins saving an injury time penalty.
The win has now given caretaker manager Gary Rowett a return of eight points from the last four games.
Burton Albion caretaker manager Gary Rowett has paid tribute to one club man Aaron Webster after the defender scored his 100th goal for the Brewers.
He brought up the centenary after netting Burton’s second goal in their 3-2 win over Morecambe.
The stars of the hit TV series Birds of a Feather have reunited for a new show at the Regent Theatre. Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph will appear in the stage version of the hit sitcom which ran for nearly ten years during the 1990s. Chigwell’s finest will reunite as audiences get the [...]
Port Vale fans have been urged to turn up a meeting with the man who is set to take over the troubled Burslem club. Lancashire businessman Keith Ryder has been named as the preferred bidder for the Valiants and is due to meet supporters at an open forum at Vale Park on April 18. Supporters’ [...]
Rare medals, England caps and badges belonging to Stoke City and Port Vale legend Tommy Clare could be sold for £10,000 at auction this month.
The memorabilia, being sold on behalf of the family, is in a two-day sale by fine art and antiques auctioneers Peter Wilson in Nantwich on April 19.
A circus with a difference will be coming to Newcastle-under-Lyme to raise money for local charities.
Master D’arcy and the Rock and Roll Circus are coming to The Full Moon in Newcastle on April 6 to help generate much-needed funds for the Peter Pan Nursery for Children with Special Needs and the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.
A Staffordshire University student cycled over 120 miles in five days to raise money for Sport Relief after being inspired by comedian John Bishop.
Alexander Moody, who studies Policing and Criminal investigation in Stoke-on-Trent, cycled around Staffordshire to raise money for the charity.
Staffordshire heart patient Chris Taylor remains focused on completing this year’s London Marathon , despite the shock of footballer Fabrice Muamba’s cardiac arrest.
Chris hopes to be the first to complete the famous 26-mile race with an internal defibrillator, fitted after he suffered a heart attack last year.